Monthly Archives: July 2012

So long, Lopez

Lopez summer vacation 2012 is a wrap. We’ll remember this one for a while: the week we started crabbing, Henry landed a shark, and Ruby gained a much deeper appreciation for the rock music (she really got into last night’s … Continue reading

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Time to Reflect

As we near the end of our Lopez summer vacation, it’s important to reflect on the things we love about this place. The list is pretty long, and one of the most important aspects to me is how well the … Continue reading

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Sweetwater

We’ve discovered a good resource for Lopez Island activities: lopezrocks.org.  That’s how we found out about the u-pick berry farm the other day. It’s also how we learned about the tours at Sweetwater Shellfish Farm today.  For some reason, we all … Continue reading

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Shark Bait

Henry’s been asking to go fishing all week – ever since Grandpa sent us his fishing poles and tackle. I wasn’t sure what we could catch in Mud Bay. Now I know. Shark. Nice catch, Henry.

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Chill vibe

My most strenuous activity today was cracking a dungeness crab.

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No one I think is in my tree…

Today’s Lopez adventure: The Crowfoot u-pick berry farm on Port Stanley Road. We ate the strawberries and raspberries for dinner. Right after Henry and I built a bench swing to hang from the apple tree overlooking the wetlands. To quote Henry: … Continue reading

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Island Life

Today was what you’d want your typical day to be like if you lived permanently on Lopez: shop for a large pot, buy a fishing license, lunch at The Galley, take a bike ride, walk on the beach, take a … Continue reading

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